April 5

Dean’s medal goes to Krueger

Posted by on April 5, 2022

Dr. Merilee Krueger, teaching professor of psychological science, recently received the Dean’s Medal for Outstanding Commitment to Undergraduate Student Success in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business (CASB).

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ASCE wins distinguished chapter

Posted by on April 5, 2022

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student chapter at Missouri S&T was awarded the 2022 ASCE Distinguished Chapter Award for Region 7, which includes Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Missouri. S&T also received a national ASCE Significant Improvement Award.

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Missouri S&T’s economic impact to state: $487 million, 6,540 jobs

Posted by on April 5, 2022

Missouri S&T contributed $487.2 million to the state’s economy during the fiscal year that ended last June, according to a new report released this month by the University of Missouri System.

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Ph.D. students are semifinalists for SMART Scholarship awards

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Alex Foutch and Brandon Bloss, master’s degree students in nuclear engineering, and Marissa Spencer, a Ph.D. student in geology and geophysics, are semifinalists for Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship awards sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

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Yang named Outstanding Referee

Posted by on April 5, 2022

Dr. Xiaodong Yang, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, was named an Outstanding Referee by the American Physical Society (APS). The lifetime award recognizes scientists who are exceptionally helpful in assessing manuscripts for publication in APS journals.

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Swadley sets school record and finishes 6th in shot put

Posted by on April 5, 2022

Nathan Swadley, a senior in mechanical engineering, competed in the NCAA Division II indoor track and field championship March 12 where he set a school record in shot put, surpassing the record he set two weeks earlier, and finishing sixth in the national event.

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Oboh-Ikuenobe appointed to NSF advisory committee

Posted by on April 5, 2022

Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe, associate dean for academic affair in S&T’s College of Engineering and Computing, has been appointed to the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Advisory Committee for Geosciences.

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Canfield published in PNAS

Posted by on April 5, 2022

Casey Canfield, assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering, has published a paper titled “Encouraging voluntary government action via a solar-friendly designation program to promote solar energy in the United States” in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, one of the world’s most-cited multidisciplinary scientific journals.

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Frimpong selected for United Nations council

Posted by on April 5, 2022

Dr. Samuel Frimpong, professor and Robert H. Quenon Endowed Chair of mining engineering is serving on a United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) council of experts dedicated to developing guiding principles for sustainable mining practices in accordance with the Paris Agreement to limit global warming.

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Liang’s research contributes to R&D 100 Award

Posted by on April 5, 2022

Dr. Xin Liang, assistant professor of computer science, is a key developer of data-compression software that won an R&D (research and development) 100 Award from R&D World magazine.

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